Dec 9, 2012 7:30pm EST
research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back, the musical "the lion king" marked 15 years on broadway. the story of a lion cub raised by a wart hog and meerkat was a hit for disney, since opening in november of 1997. it has become the highest grossing broadway musical in history. julie taymor told me how she turned a two dimensional film into a live experience that has been playing the world over. >> you were first woman to win the tony for "the lion king" highest grossing musical bringing in a $6 billion. did you envision such success? >> no. >> talk to us about what you were expecting. bringing a cartoon to broadway. >> i don't know if i had any expectations about the commercial success. the producers wanted what i had done in the theater. been in theater all my life. there is a clash, a bit of a tension between giving the audience what they think they want, especially in a big known piece like "the lion king"
Dec 9, 2012 2:30am EST
, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back. america's auto industry is in high geempl despite economic uncertainty it is on pace to sell 15 million new cars this year. mike jackson the ceo of auto nation, the largest auto retailer. good to have you on the program. welcome back. i was surprised on what is going on with auto sales. five-year high with auto sales with so much uncertainty about the economy, the fiscal cliff. what's behind the strength. >> in an other wise anemic economic recovery in america the auto recovery is absolutely a bright spot. industry sales collapsed in '08 and '09 from 16 to 17 million down to a low of 10. there was simply no financing available for customers for a couple of years. so that pushed out the average age of the cars on the road to an unprecedented 11 years. american consumers basically stopped fixing their cars during that period of time. now they need to do something. >> it's this replacement cycle. time to get a ne